What's the best computer science profession to pursue?
Should I go for computer programming, IT, computer technician, or anything else? I love working with computers and I'm not sure which one is the most fun or best paying. #computers #technology #IT
Dustin, I agree with the previous answers. There are many areas that need qualified software developers, such as, Website frontend and backend development, security software development, Artificial Intelligence, IoT (Internet of Things) software and hardware development and others.
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Dustin, most technology careers pay well, but because they are so different it depends on what you love most, if you love hardware go into a field that deals with the hardware if your into software go for that ! Information Security is a new up and coming career that is also fun and rewarding !
softwar developer are responsible for creating and enhancing applications for cell phones, tablets and other mobile devices. This is a great career for someone who has a “big picture” mentality and likes to collaborate with others to bring ideas to life. Knowing coding basics and having an aptitude for math are also important.
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The best computer science profession to pursue is the one that matches your personality. It is important for you to get to know yourself better to determine this and then talk to people involved in various areas of computer science to get to know more about the inside view of suitable career areas.
Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to people involved in various career opportunities is very important in your decision making process. During my many years in Human Resources and College Recruiting, I ran across too many students who had skipped this very important step and ended up in a job situation which for which they were not well suited. Selecting a career area is like buying a pair of shoes. First you have to be properly fitted for the correct size, and then you need to try on and walk in the various shoe options to determine which is fits the best and is most comfortable for you to wear. Following are some important steps which I developed during my career which have been helpful to many .
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